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Investigator-Sponsored Trials

Posted 01 January 2010 | By

Thousands of clinical trials are conducted each year around the world. They are sponsored or funded by a variety of organizations such as medical institutions, foundations, voluntary groups and pharmaceutical companies, in addition to federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. In addition, some clinical trials, sponsored by individual physicians, are called investigator-sponsored trials (ISTs).

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